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Syd's Bagelery & Expresso

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550 N Lake Blvd, Tahoe City, CA 96145
(530) 583-2666
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6:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 6:00 am - 5:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast

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  • 12
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  • 13
    Very good
  • 4
    Average
  • 3
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  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Quick moring coffee

Good lox and beggle and coffee. Fast service. Small, but outside seating is nice. Modern menue for younger folks, but attention to detail was good.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 15, 2015
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Mentone, California
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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

Hard to fault Syd's for great coffee and very tasty bagels. Grab them to take away and go sit out the back on the benches to enjoy the view. Highly recommended.

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Mentone, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

Good lox and beggle and coffee. Fast service. Small, but outside seating is nice. Modern menue for younger folks, but attention to detail was good.

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Sacramento, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

The lox and bagel are the best. It is a small place but you can go out and sit at the top of Commons Beach with a great view of the lake.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

The roast of coffee we had (iced) was excelent! High-quality bagels! More of a "hipster-organic" style menu, but very good. Had the salmon/tomato/cream cheese/capers bagel. It was DELICIOUS! One thing tho, the menu is pretty pricey. Sandwiches are almost$10.00.

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Folsom, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

We usually stop by Syd's on our day excursions near Tahoe City. Their coffee and espresso drinks are pretty decent and their Bagels/Bagel Sandwiches are quite tasty. Smoothies are not that good and most of the pastries are decent. Good stop for a quick bite and caffeine fix.

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Bushey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015 via mobile

stopped here for a late breakfast/early lunch, had a delicious fresh bagel, and an coffee, very filling and satisfying, albeit slightly pricey, but to be expected for the surrounding location/competition. Free wifi was exceptional!!

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

So laid back that it is hard to find someone to take your order and takes longer to make a sandwich. Too many laptoppers taking up the seats, so if nice weather take your coffee and snack and sit outside in the park overlooking the Lake.

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San Francisco, CA
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

I could barely drink my coffee (Americano) and husband did not care for his green tea, but the Salmon Mousse bagel was delicious and my son loved the Mango Tango smoothie. I would definitely go back for the bagels, maybe try just a regular brew coffee. At the end of the day if you are visiting the area and need... More 

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Mauritius
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

Our family stopped by for cappuccinos and ended up having their freshly made sandwiches. Simple and healthy food. 5 star for their sandwiches. Friendly service.

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San Diego, CA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

No matter the barista, expressoNo is always excellent. Also, Dave bakes insanely addictive blueberry scones and brownies. You've been warned:-)

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 550 N Lake Blvd, Tahoe City, CA 96145
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Lake Tahoe (California)  >  Tahoe City
  • Phone Number: (530) 583-2666
Open Hours
Sunday
6:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday
6:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday
6:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday
6:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday
6:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday
6:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday
6:00 am - 5:00 pm

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